MICHIGAN LEGISLATURE: THE BASICS

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Get to know your Michigan Legislature (The Basics)

There are 148 seats in the Michigan Legislature.

38 Senators

Majority Republican (27)

Minority Democrat (11)

Senators hold 4-year terms, with elections running concurrently with the elections for Governor. Senators are limited two 4-year terms.

Senate Leadership

Lt. Governor: Brian Calley (R) Since January 1, 2011

Majority Leader: Arlan Meekhof (R) Since January 1, 2015

President Pro Tempore: Tonya Schuitmaker (R) Since January 1, 2011

Minority Leader: Jim Ananich (D) Since January 1, 2015

110 Representatives in the State House

Majority Republican (63)

Minority Democrat (47)

Representatives hold 2-year terms and are limited to three 2-year terms.

House Leadership

Speaker of the House: Tom Leonard (R) Since January 11, 2017

Speaker Pro Tempore: Lee Chatfield (R) Since January 11, 2017

Majority Floor Leader: Dan Lauwers (R) Since January 1, 2017

Minority Leader: Sam Singh (D) Since November 11, 2016

Minority Floor Leader: Christine Greig (D) Since January 1, 2017

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